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THIRA Health

Family Therapist

Clinical · Bellevue, Washington
Department Clinical
Employment Type Full-Time

Family Therapist - Includes Weekends

THIRA Health - Bellevue, WA

Job Type: Full-time, including weekends

Level of Experience: Any

Required License or Certification: WA State Licensure or license-eligible

Required Education: Master's or Doctorate Degree


THIRA Health seeks a full-time Family Therapist. The ideal candidate will possess excellent administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills. He/she must be organized, proactive, flexible, a team player, and be capable of delivering evidence-based treatment for eating disorders, anxiety disorders and depression in an intensive and fast-paced mental health treatment environment. 


Who We Are : THIRA Health offers transformative mental health treatment programs for women and girls age 13-65. THIRA Health programs are based on decades of work with women and girls and are designed to offer a truly transformative, sustainable recovery. Each person has a unique journey to recovery. At THIRA, we address behavioral health needs and promote sustainable recovery by leveraging support systems in all areas of the individual’s life. It is our goal to help each person reach their full potential through recovery. THIRA offers patients solutions that care for the whole person, including nutritional meals, yoga, art therapy, movement therapy, and more.

Our Leadership: THIRA’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mehri Moore, brings with her over 35 years of experience, which she applies in her care and guidance over each individual’s experience. THIRA’s Clinical Director, Dr. Kathryn Korslund, recently transitioned to THIRA after spending her career as research scientist at UW’s Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC) and working alongside Dr. Marsha Linehan on further developing and evaluating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of passionate clinicians from a variety of backgrounds in order to serve each individual in a holistic manner.

“What We Offer”: THIRA Health was founded in 2015 and offers elements of both start-up culture and working for a small family business. THIRA is growing rapidly with the expansion of multiple programs and service offerings and is seeking passionate, hard-working, and energetic staff members. THIRA offers a 100% employer-sponsored comprehensive healthcare benefits package, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, a generous allotment of Paid Time Off, a fun and supportive workplace culture, and the opportunity to make a significant impact within both the company and the lives of patients.


Job Requirements:

  • Provide family therapy and psychoeducation groups to adult and adolescent females facing mood, anxiety and eating disorders; additionally provide individual and group therapy from a DBT framework to adults and adolescents
  • Deliver crisis intervention services such as assessing for suicide risk, creating safety plans, de-escalating dysregulated patients, and mediating conflicts between patients
  • Join and contribute to the THIRA DBT Team by working collaboratively with multidisciplinary team members and attending weekly DBT Consultation Team Meeting
  • Collaborate with attending psychiatrist/Chief Medical Officer regarding treatment planning, assessing progress, and discharge planning
  • Create and update a behavioral treatment plan for each individual therapy patient
  • Utilize Electronic Medical Record to complete clinical documentation on time
  • Prepare comprehensive treatment summaries assessing progress in treatment and barriers to discharge, in support of Utilization Review department
  • Participate in scheduled Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training and actively strive to implement principles and practices of DBT in work with patients

 Required Experience:

  • Masters in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related therapy field
  • Washington State Independent Licensure (LMFT, LMFTA, LICSW, LMHC, LIACSW, LMHCA) or license-eligible if out-of-state
  • Experience providing family therapy to adolescents and their parents
  • Experience providing individual and group therapy from a behavioral orientation
  • Crisis management experience required

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience delivering treatment to eating disorder patients from a family-based framework
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and/or Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) training and experience
  • Experience working in PHP, IOP, or IPU environment

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